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Food Recall Warning - Monsieur Émile Smokehouse brand and unbranded Smoked Salmon recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Recall date:
October 3, 2018
Reason for recall:
Microbiological - Listeria
Hazard classification:
Class 1
Company / Firm:
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse
Distribution:
Quebec
Extent of the distribution:
Retail
Reference number:
12529

Recall details

Ottawa, October 3, 2018 - Monsieur Émile Smokehouse is recalling Monsieur Émile Smokehouse brand and unbranded Smoked Salmon, sold refrigerated, from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers, and food service establishments such as hotels and restaurants should not sell or use the recalled products described below.

Recalled products

Brand Name Common Name Size UPC Code(s) on Product
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon 70 g None "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
"Meilleur avant" 05/10/18 (26418)
"Meilleur avant" 08/10/18 (26718)
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon 85 g 6 64732 00161 4 "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
"Meilleur avant" 04/10/18 (26318)
"Meilleur avant" 05/10/18 (26418)
"Meilleur avant" 08/10/18 (26718)
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon 165 g 6 64732 00162 1 "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
"Meilleur avant" 04/10/18 (26318)
"Meilleur avant" 05/10/18 (26418)
"Meilleur avant" 08/10/18 (26718)
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon 250 g None "Meilleur avant" 08/10/18 (26718)
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon 400 g None "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon (slab) Variable None "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
"Meilleur avant" 04/10/18 (26318)
"Meilleur avant" 05/10/18 (26418)
"Meilleur avant" 08/10/18 (26718)
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon (whole fillet) Variable None "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
"Meilleur avant" 05/10/18 (26418)
"Meilleur avant" 08/10/18 (26718)
Monsieur Émile Smokehouse Smoked Salmon (sliced fillet) Variable None "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
"Meilleur avant" 04/10/18 (26318)
"Meilleur avant" 05/10/18 (26418)
"Meilleur avant" 08/10/18 (26718)
None Smoked Salmon (trims) None None "Meilleur avant" 03/10/18 (26218)
"Meilleur avant" 04/10/18 (26318)

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have recalled products in your home or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased. Consumers who are unsure if they have the affected product are advised to check with their retailer.

Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, severe headache and neck stiffness. Pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems are particularly at risk. Although infected pregnant women may experience only mild, flu-like symptoms, the infection can lead to premature delivery, infection of the newborn or even stillbirth. In severe cases of illness, people may die.

Background

This recall was triggered by Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) test results. The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing recalled product from the marketplace.

Illnesses

There have been no reported illnesses associated with the consumption of these products.

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